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part of speech: noun

A piece of generalship: an artifice, esp. in war: a plan for deceiving an enemy or gaining an advantage.

part of speech: noun

A trick or scheme for deceiving or surprising an enemy, especially in war; any trick or plan for gaining some advantage.

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In the R. Cath. Ch., a small crucifix, or a crucifix engraved on a plate, which used to be kissed by the priest and deacon, and passed on to the people in succession before leaving church; kiss of peace. ...

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